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72 year old arrested in connection with two Limassol fires

A 72 year old man from Limassol district was arrested on Friday morning in connection with two fires that broke out within a few minutes of each other on Thursday.

The two fires were put out by the fire service after burning a small expanse of  wild vegetation.

Acting on information, Episkopi police station officers arrested the man. During a search of his home, they found a petrol canister and other items which were taken in as evidence.

Police are continuing their inquiries.

 

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